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Creative Catalyst: Olfactory Memoirs with Brian Goeltzenleuchter

Posted by on Jan 29, 2015 in Blog, Fresh Ink, Inklings | Comments Off

We are excited to finally be able to announce our Creative Catalyst (a program of the San Diego Foundation) recipient, Brian Goeltzenleuchte, who will be collaborating throughout 2015 with SDWI on a project called “Olfactory Memoirs.” The project will involve childhood narratives and the scents associated with them. We look forward to announcing more soon. Brian Goeltzenleuchter Bio: UC San Diego art graduate who is now artist-in-residence at the Institute...

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Self Improvement Season Is Upon Us–So Write!

Posted by on Jan 6, 2015 in Blog, Craft Talk, Fresh Ink | Comments Off

Here we are–the start of a new year.  Something about starting a new calendar, even if it is an arbitrary designation for passing time–having no more meaning than we give it, makes many of us set on making ourselves shiny and new as well. It is reflected in the constant ads for weight loss that tell you that you are not good enough, damn it, and this year is the year you can change that.  It is reflected in the Resolution lists which people make and post...

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AUTHORPRENEURS Dinner with Jennifer Coburn by Adventures by the Book

Posted by on Dec 22, 2014 in Blog, Community Events, Fresh Ink | Comments Off

ADVENTURES BY THE BOOK with generous support from REAL OFFICE CENTERS is pleased to present its monthly dinner for AUTHORPRENEURS featuring USA Today bestselling author Jennifer Coburn Thursday, January 8, 2014, 6:30pm Topic: Getting Yourself in the Media About the Event: Venue: Real Office Centers, 600 W. Broadway, Suite 700, San Diego 92101 Cost: $25 (includes dinner, event, and signed book*) Information and registration: www.adventuresbythebook.com or (619)...

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New Year’s Resolutions Treatise by T.C. Porter

Posted by on Dec 22, 2014 in Blog, Craft Talk, Fresh Ink | Comments Off

A FREE, no-nonsense (albeit digressional) treatise on: The Secret to getting your writing done (rather than not), even during THE EVIL HOLIDAYS, and especially during the once-again upcoming & ever-compulsory NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION SEASON Welcome to the Holidays, where our motto is, “Get those Christmas cards out already, and be happy, blessed, thankful … and don’t forget Mom!” I mean, if the holidays were a place, we could just not go there! But it’s...

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Resolutions or Bust by S. Harding

Posted by on Dec 22, 2014 in Blog, Craft Talk, Fresh Ink | Comments Off

So…This is it! This is the year (I tell myself) – The year for new beginnings and the completion of that novel I’ve been mentally sitting on for months, or maybe even years. January hits and I race out the gate, multi-colored pens-a-blazing. Before the ink dries, it’s February and the writing honeymoon has ended. Excitement lost, life intervenes, and excuses take-over: taxes, Super Bowl, March Madness, deadlines, family vacations, reading, napping. All the...

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